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Grizzly bear on the Battle River in Alaska

Photo of the Day: Belly Up

 

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“Alaska Gold” Examines the Battle to Save Bristol Bay

On Tuesday, the PBS program “FRONTLINE” aired a special called Alaska Gold, about the fight to save one of the most spectacular wilderness areas on earth from the massive Pebble …

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You Ask, We Answer: Why Pebble Mine is Bad News

We’ve been getting some really good questions about the proposed Pebble gold and copper mine, which poses unacceptable risks to the wildlife of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Here we do our …

Mission Mountain Range Flathead Indian Reservation

Happy Birthday Mission Mountains Tribal Wilderness!

    First tribally designated wilderness in the country is 30 years old! You talk to any Montanan about the most beautiful, breathtaking view in the state, and most would …

Grizzly bear, taken at Battle River, Alaska

Photo of the Day: Grizzly Bear on the Battle River

Speak Up for Montana Grizzlies A proposed silver and copper mine in northwest Montana could mean a death sentence for the grizzly bears that live in the nearby Cabinet Mountains …

Three-pawed grizzly bear at Alaska's Denali National Park (Courtesy National Park Service)

Three-Pawed Grizzly Bear Turns Heads, Beats Odds at Alaska’s Denali National Park

A three-pawed grizzly bear is getting some attention at Alaska’s Denali National Park – not just for his head-turning appearance, but for his ability to survive despite his handicap. Park …

"Wu" the WuShock Mascot

March Madness Mascots Impacted by Climate Change

We’re on to the Sweet Sixteen. For me, this means my bracket is mostly busted (please don’t lose UNC!) and I start looking at March Madness from another angle. Preferably …

Two Bristol Bay cubs share good polling news

New Poll: Americans and Bears Once Again Oppose Pebble Mine

Last month, a voter’s initiative in Bristol Bay signalled that locals opposed placing what might be the largest gold and copper  mine in North America in the headwaters of the streams and rivers supporting the world’s …

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Weekly News Roundup – November 23, 2011

This week’s news roundup is two days early due to the Thanksgiving holiday! Yellowstone Grizzly Bears Still on Road to Recovery Despite Latest Twist in Delisting Saga Nov 22, 2011 …

A cub shadowboxes in preparation for his showdown with foreign mining companies

Bears and People Vote Against Mine–Foreign Mining Giants Prepare to Ignore Them

Tuesday night, voters in Bristol Bay passed a borough initiative banning any mining project of 640 acres or more that adversely affects salmon streams in the borough. The vote was aimed …

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